InfoCommons

Internet Safety 06/21/2009 (a.m.)

Posted in Uncategorized by coda on June 21, 2009
  • While news from Iran streams to the world, Clay Shirky shows how Facebook, Twitter and TXTs help citizens in repressive regimes to report on real news, bypassing censors (however briefly). The end of top-down control of news is changing the nature of politics.

    Tags: ad4dcss, digital communication, twitter, facebook, digital citizenship, video

  • The rise of online media has helped raise a new generation of college students who write far more, and in more-diverse forms, than their predecessors did. But the implications of the shift are hotly debated, both for the future of students’ writing and for the college curriculum.\n\nSome scholars say that this new writing is more engaged and more connected to an audience, and that colleges should encourage students to bring lessons from that writing into the classroom. Others argue that tweets and blog posts enforce bad writing habits and have little relevance to the kind of sustained, focused argument that academic work demands

    Tags: ad4dcss, digital communication, blog, twitter

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